Junior Naples Sabots to compete in Summer Gold Cup

Newport Harbor Yacht Club will host regatta, June 29-30.

NEWPORT BEACH—Newport Harbor Yacht Club hosts the Summer Gold Cup in Newport Beach Harbor, June 29-30. The regatta is open to Junior Naples Sabots, whose skippers are in good standing with the International Naples-Sabots Association, or INSA.

Eligible boats must submit their entries by June 28 at 5 p.m. and pay the entry fee; entries and fees must be submitted online at

The entry fee is $20 if submitted by June 15, $25 between June 16 and June 25, and $45 if received on or after June 26.

There is a mandatory check in for all competitors at 8:30 a.m. at the Race Office on June 29; check in continues through 12:45 p.m. The check in must be completed before the fleet Commodore’s meeting.

Sabot A, B and C1 sailors might be required to perform a weigh in during check in.

There are two race venues for this regatta: the harbor area north of the main dock at Newport Harbor YC, and Lido Channel.

“The course may be a windward-leeward or any variation of a triangular or other course,” the Notice of Race stated. “Course diagrams will be provided in the sailing instructions.”

Sailing instructions will be available on June 29.

Bag lunches are available for $8; the bag lunch includes a choice of sandwich, fruit, chips and desert.

“Lunch orders must be received by Monday, June 24 and can be ordered through the online entry,” the Notice of Race stated.

Breakfast burritos will be available at the boatyard for $5 (cash only). The yacht club offers a full breakfast menu, beginning at 8:30 a.m., on weekends. Lunch will be available daily at Pirate’s Den and the main deck, starting at 11:30 a.m.

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